2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#238 Ranked #256 last year
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Initial investment
$81K - $118K
Units as of 2020
223 16.1% over 3 years

Company Overview

Tim McCullen founded Window Gang in 1986 in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina as a summer job. As the company gained clients, McCullen decided to franchise beginning in 1996. Window Gang has locations along the East Coast from Virginia to Georgia. The private company is based in Morrisville, North Carolina.

About Window Gang

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
1986
Leadership
Tim McCullen, Founder

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1996 (25 years)
# of employees at HQ
15
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
223 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
1509 Ann St.
Beaufort, NC 28516

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Window Gang franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$60,000
Initial Investment
$80,900 - $118,300
Net Worth Requirement
$50,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
7%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
Window Gang offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing
Window Gang has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
40 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
5
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #238

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #32

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Updated: February 8th, 2021